bed bed  /ˈbɛd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep
  2. (n) a plot of ground in which plants are growing
  3. (n) a depression forming the ground under a body of water
  4. (n) (geology) a stratum of rock (especially sedimentary rock)
  5. (n) a stratum of ore or coal thick enough to be mined with profit
  6. (n) single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance
  7. (n) the flat surface of a printing press on which the type form is laid in the last stage of producing a newspaper or magazine or book etc.
  8. (n) a foundation of earth or rock supporting a road or railroad track
  9. (v) furnish with a bed
  10. (v) place (plants) in a prepared bed of soil
  11. (v) put to bed
  12. (v) have sexual intercourse with
  13. (v) prepare for sleep

Usage(s):

  1. The hovering bed is the daydream of a Dutch designer who says he was inspired by the monolith in the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey.
  2. Before it ever had a bed in it, the room was an office where Lincoln worked, met with generals and signed the Emancipation Proclamation.
  3. They get over their fear of the bed.

News

  1. Bed bugs are back, and they do bite

    OTTUMWA — Sleep tight, and don't let the bed bugs bite. For most people, sleeping tight won't be possible after hearing the words "bed bugs." Local health officials presented "Bed Bugs: Dispelling the Myths and Getting to the Truth," a lecture this
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Ottumwa Courier

  2. Bed-Stuy hosts expo to revive the community

    For an event held on a cool and rainy Thursday evening, the Discover Bed-Stuy Resource and Safety Expo had a tremendous turnout. The expo was held on Thursday, June 6 at Boys and Girls High School in
    on June 13, 2013     Source: New York Amsterdam News

  3. Bed bug lecture will address a pesky problem

    A community lecture on bed bugs will be held Wednesday night at Ottumwa Regional Health Center.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KTVO Kirksville

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Quotes

  1. "If your kitchen table is like mine, you sit there at night after you put the kids to bed and you talk about what you need. You talk about how much you are worried about being able to pay the bills," Biden said.
    on Aug 23, 2008 By: Joe Biden Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. In a release issued by NBC, O'Brien joked: "Last thing I remember I was enjoying the play with Mrs. Lincoln and the next thing I was in bed being served cookies and juice."
    on Sep 26, 2009 By: Conan O Brien Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "He replied he didn't need anything, was grateful for our offer and was going to put his family to bed," Hannemann said.
    on Dec 26, 2008 By: Mufi Hannemann Source: USA Today

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